The prime minister made the remarks during his visit to the headquarters of the National Guard Special Unit in the northeastern city of Bir Bouregba.
He was informed of the state of preparation of the unit specialised in the fight against terrorism, the working conditions of its different branches, as well as the logistical and technical means placed under its responsibility, according to a presidency statement.
During the visit, Fakhfakh praised the efforts by the National Guard Special Unit in the fight against terrorism through preventive operations in various provinces since 2011.
The war against terrorism “is a long-term process and it is imperative for the security forces to maintain the highest degree of preparation and vigilance,” he noted. (Xinhua/NAN)